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Artists for Humanity (AFH) strives to bridge economic, racial and social divisions by giving Boston's urban young people hands-on experience in creativity, business, teamwork, and self-governance through paid employment in the arts. As part of the MCCA's Art Program, we areproud to showcase the talents of these individuals at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center from now until the end of December.


From left to right, AFH program mentor Yhinny Matos, MCCA Executive Director James E. Rooney, AFH program mentor Rob Gibbs, AFH Director Susan Rodgerson, and AFH program mentors Quyen Truong and Jason Talbot pose with one of the AFH exhibits at the BCEC.

Artists for Humanity Showcased At BCEC
September 27, 2007



The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) announced the winners of the September Advantage Boston Taxi Rewards program at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) in an effort to encourage greater cab driver hospitality and to reward those drivers who deliver superb customer service. Cherif Duansa of Revere and Jean W. Sinond of Brockton both received $500.00 for their efforts of going above and beyond customer satisfaction.


James E. Rooney, Executive Director of the MCCA, presents Cherif Duansa of Revere with a $500.00 reward as a recipient of the August Advantage Boston Taxi Rewards program.


Jean W. Sinond of Brockton receives a $500.00 reward from Rooney for his outstanding customer service to conventioneers and visitors of Boston.




Jim Rooney, along with, State Senator Jack Hart, District Two City Councilor Bill Linehan, City Councilor Michael Flaherty and South Boston Community Development Foundation Board President Joe "Dodo" Nee, presents the non-profit recipients of the South Boston Community Development Foundation with more than $98,000, the first revenues for the foundation from a "gate" show at the BCEC.